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CBS
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
fallout for mitt romney. >> questionable practices by pfizer and other drug giants. how they are accused of tricking patients into buying prescriptions. >> and the potential breakthrough that could signal the end of the violence in syria. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, cutting into the president's lead with women voters: a controversial comment froa senate candidate he endorse, has put the republican nomie >>> now at 6:30, just as mitt romney was cutting into the president's lead with women voters a controversial comment from a senate candidate he endorsed has put the republican nominee in an awkward position. the remark had to do with god's intention for rape victims and with just 13 days to go before the election it has propelled the hot button issue of abortion back to the political forefront. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee is following the fallout. >> reporter: talk about timing, right? you have to remember that this comes at a time when the romney camp is really trying to win over female voters. and for the republicans, this could be double trouble. it could be a problem with governor
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that catapulted mitt romney into the lead in one national poll. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee breaks down the numbers. >> the president's motorcade just passed through here a few minutes ago on market and the mcallister. he looked down reading a document. he is going to the bill graham civic auditorium to raise money and rally his base. if this new national poll is any indication he needs to cause some inspiration among voters because it looks likes he is slipping in the polls. likely voters. that pew research poll that was released this afternoon shows that the president had an 8- point lead before the debate in mid-september. he has dropped significantly and the republican nominee mitt romney is now leading the president by 4 points. clearly the debate last week has given romney a huge bounce in the polls. >> reporter: the presidential candidates are crisscrossing paths in the polls. the republican nominee is fundraising in virginia today. his fourth event in five days in the battleground state feeding off his debate performance he has made ground in two key demographics. among women th
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
no chance to prepare anything, mitt romney's people are saying, hey, president obama is the best debater ever and i have never been in a presidential debate. >> reporter: both the president and republican nominee are off the campaign trail today preparing for the debate. mitt romney was spotted tacking a break at a denver chipotle with his debate partner senator rob portman. this picture has been a hit on political blogs as part of a caption contest. as for the president, he is near las vegas today for his rehearsals with senator john kerry and was caught joking about them. >> basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. it's a drag. [ laughter ] >> they're making me do my homework. >> reporter: while both the president and romney appeared relaxed, there is a lot at stake for their first head-to-head battle. >> in any good debate, you want to have some things prepared in advance. you want to have memorable lines, surprise your opponent and knock them off their feet, and you want to be remembered for something. >> reporter: the "new york times" reports that the romney camp has prepa
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
debate. mitt romney's widely viewed victory and an analysis of body language. >>> five people dead and the outbreak is expected to grow. the tainted steroid that's come to california. >> my dad even shed a little tear when i showed it to him. >> and in the skeptical age, something remarkable caught on a home surveillance camera. who is this mystery man? why is he kissing the flag? ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, th mitt >>> with the denver debate in the rear view mirror the presidential candidates were back on the campaign trail today with mitt romney clearly energized by his performance. a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters shows the republican nominee won last night's face- off by a margin of 2-1. the candidates have 12 days to prepare for the next debate. grace lee says you may notice changes particularly at the president's podium. >> reporter: i'm sure that's the hope of the obama camp. now, we asked the question, why? why has it been almost universal from both republicans and democrats that romney performed better last night and what we found is that it may not be based on what was actu
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
and she has us all on a mission. >> go romney/ryan! >> reporter: not everyone was on team obama. across the street romney supporters waved and american flag and held up signs as cars entered the event. >> i really want the democrats who are coming today to see michelle obama to understand that there are republicans in this country who are willing to stand up for mitt romney and paul ryan. >> reporter: before heading back to washington the first lady has two events tomorrow. one in san diego, the other in las vegas. both are also to raise money. in calabasas, kristine lazar, cbs 5. >>> with just 12 days to go before the election, the road to the white house has become a well worn path through the battleground states. president obama and mitt romney have covered nearly 10,000 miles in just the past two days and with the race neck and neck they are going back to the number one issue to seal the deal with undecided voters, the economy. >> this election is, therefore, a big choice. america wants to see big changes. we are going to bring big changes. >> we can't afford to go back to the same
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
very much blue. but mitt romney is cutting into president obama's lead. how much the race is tightened here since the first presidential debate. >> and this halloween why a bay area city is cancelling a popular community tradition. ,,,,,, at the guaranteed's lowest price.attresses plus, pay no interest for 3 years on the best brand-name mattress sets. get your best rest ever from sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ "1 >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> now at 6:30, mitt romney has been slicing into president obama's lead in california ever since the first presidential debate. that's just one of the findings of our exclusive eyewitness news poll and there are dueling tax initiatives for education on the november ballot. one of them just tipped to the negative. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee with the numbers. >> reporter: allen, let's start with what propositions 30 and 38 have in common. they both raise billions of dollars for education through taxes but where that money goes is a source of contention between the two camps. and it is starti
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to be a more pleasant setting so right now, president obama and republican challenger mitt romney are at the annual alfred e. smith memorial dinner. this is in new york. here's a live picture of it going on right now. the fundraiser is a roast where each candidate gets a chance to trade barbs, supposed to be funny, and here's a sample of governor romney. >> ladies and gentlemen, the archbishop of new york... >> that's going on live. apparently, we don't have that bite, either. but i can tell you i swear, ken, he is really funny. a lot of critics said that governor romney couldn't tell a joke. tonight if you were listening, he was very funny. so check it out. >> yeah. we'll have some of that on eyewitness news at 11:00. hey, grace, one quick question for you. i know a lot of the students you talked to at dominican maybe didn't fit the misconception that a lot of people have that all young people vote for obama. not the case, right? >> reporter: that's absolutely not the case! in fact, one of the students said she had voted for president obama and was going to vote for mitt romney t
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to play offense in wisconsin friday. >> it's time romney and ryan and the republican congress take a pledge to the middle class people saying we're going to level the playing field. >> reporter: a day after a spirited vice-presidential debate. >> with all due respect that's a bunch malarkey. >> watch out, middle class, the tax bill is coming to you. >> reporter: both candidates headed back to the campaign trail. >> i feel great. >> reporter: paul ryan stopped for breakfast with his family before teaming up with mitt romney in ohio. >> there was one person on the stage with thoughtfulness who was respectful -- >> yeah! >> --who was steady and poised. >> yeah! >> reporter: the obama campaign said the vice president walked away with the win. but friday, the white house had to defend his answer about the deadly attack in benghazi, libya. >> we weren't told they want more security. >> reporter: former security officials testified this week that they had asked for more manpower. >> he is doubling down on denial. we need to understand what happened. >> reporter: white house officials defe
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
... >> no! >> you definitely have a case of romnesia. >> reporter: not to be outdone, romney ratcheted up his campaigning in nevada. >> well, you know, he as, uhm, he has been reduced to trying to defend characters on sesame street and -- [ laughter ] >> word games of various kinds. >> reporter: and in a race this tight, both need all the face time they can get. it's one of the reasons that in just 14 days the candidates and their supporters will spend $100 million in tv ads especially since the polls are closer than ever. in ohio, the president's lead has shrunk to just 2 points. in florida, romney has the advantage by one and in virginia it's a dead heat. mark has conducted polls for three decades and says because it's so close, the candidates will likely decide their final campaign moves based on polling. >> absolutely. the key in the next few weeks is where can the candidate go where they can make the most difference and get some publicity for their visit? >> reporter: bob says that media will become increasingly important in the swing states because at this point, the tv markets are
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
and cheers ] >> reporter: the president also added his own sesame street sarcasm after governor mitt romney said he promised cuts to unnecessary funding like pbs. >> finally somebody is cracking down on big bird. [ laughter ] >> elmo has been seen in a white suburban driving for the border. [ laughter ] >> oscar is hiding out in his trash can. we're cracking down on 'em! governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he's gonna bring the hammer down on sesame street. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> they appear to be engaged in a game of angry bird. in ohio mitt romney took a sesame street swipe of his own right back at the president. >> time like this for the president to get up and say, as he has over these last several days, that he is focused on saving big bird is -- [ laughter ] >> -- is kind of a strange thing because i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs and brighter prospects. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> president obama has had the edge in ohio for weeks. but romney's post-debate popularity bounce has put him back in the game. >>> in fact, a new
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
as we get ready for the obama-romney round 1. burner. governor brown >>> an historic new law is putting illegal immigration back on the front burner. governor jerry brown signed a law allowing young people brought into this country as children to get driver's license. but our cbs 5 reporter tells us there is a catch. len? >> reporter: dana, backers of this bill have been saying for years that it would make california roads a lot safer because suddenly hundreds of thousands of people, some of whom may already be driving without licenses, would be able to drive legally and get insurance. getting a driver's license is part of the road map to success in california. >> you can't get around here without having a license. >> reporter: and that's the reason behind a bill that governor brown just signed into law. it will allow about 350,000 young illegal immigrants who came across the border as children to obtain a california driver's license for the first time. >> it clarifies a lot of fear in the community. >> reporter: something immigrants rights groups have been fighting for for years. >> it
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
with governor romney's debate comments about recruiting women for his massachusetts administration. romney is focusing on how women have fared under the president's leadership. >> be sure to check out our exclusive presidential forum on cbssf.com. every day the candidates weigh in on a different issue. >>> competing propositions aimed at helping california struggling schools are in danger of failing. with only one of the measures able to be put into effect, proponents. each proposition are telling voters to deny the other. grace lee shows us a creative new evident to get both of them passed. >> with billions of dollars at stake some parents have taken measures into their own hands. they say it's not so much about politics as it is about their kids and now they want voters to say yes to prop 30 and 38 homing to get some money back into public schools and have taken an unconventional but comedic approach. >> reporter: sound familiar in posted on youtube this is a new spin on the budget crisis facing california public schools. with the parents often trying bridge the monte good morning. >> pt
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to talk down the economy to score a few political points. >> reporter: mitt romney told supporters in virginia the country hasn't mer enough. >> now, we can do better. we don't have to stay on the path we have been on. >> reporter: businesses added 114,000 jobs in september slower than the growth earlier in the summer. romney pointed out the unemployment rate doesn't reflect people who stopped looking for work. >> if the same share of people were participating until the workforce today as on the day that the president got elected, why, our unemployment rate would be around 11%. >> reporter: 8.8 million lost jobs during the recession. just under half of those jobs have been added back. that means millions of jobs still to go. and a task that will take longer than the 32 days remaining until the election. california's rate still close it 11%. the next government jobs report comes out the first week in november just days before the election. >>> the labor report pushed the dow to a five-year high today. the dow ended the workweek up 35 points to close at 13,610. the other major indice
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the weekend to rally campaign volunteers in virginia. while mitt romney was seen leaving church on sunday before cramming for their second debate tomorrow night. but both candidates have remained behind the scenes just before a town-hall style debate. 80 unbesided voters -- decided undecided voters will ask questions and it will be anchored by candy controly. >> do you think you're going to ask a different question because you're female. i'm going to ask different questions because of all the things i am different about. we've had different experiences and certainly one of the differences is not i'm female and they're male. >> reporter: she said she believes that the style will shape the debate. >> she's a very strong reporter and a very stonning woman. just -- strong woman. just the fact that she's strong has a lot of people questioning her ability to balance her role as moderator. tight control was kept of the vice presidential candidates. >> i want to move on to medicare and entitlements. i think we've gone over this quite enough. >> reporter: her approach should be very different than
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
] >> reporter: mitt romney and paul ryan are focusing on another battleground state florida where the most recent polls the candidates are in a dead heat. >>> last night the two presidential candidates got a little break from campaigning. they had some fun at each other's expense at the alfred e. smith dinner in new york. >> in the spirit of sesame street, the president's remarks tonight are brought to you by the letter o and the number 16 trillion. >> reporter: monday's debate will be voters' last chance to compare the two candidates side by side before election day getting close. it will be held at lynn university at boca raton, florida. you can see it live here on cbs 5 starting at clock. and for -- at 6:00. and for continuing coming of campaign 2012 anytime, log on to our website, cbssf.com. >> thank you. >>> a bay area officer busted. what prompted police to arrest one of their own. >> it turns out the space debris probably didn't fall in the east bay. the bay area county where meteorite hunters should turn their attention. >> it's definitely one of the greatest moments in sports hist
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the presidential election. mitt romney has canceled his rally scheduled for sunday in virginia beach. his decision coming after a virginia governor declared a stat of emergency. >> i think it's critically important to ask that people at a precautions now. this is unlike certainly any of the storms i have seen in a long time where you have a sustained duration of literally four to five days of rain and wind. >> as for the president, apparently he is going to take his chances. he hasn't rescheduled any events just yet. >>> paul here in the bay area, much drier. but rain could be in our future too. >> rain is coming and it ties into halloween. the forecast isn't completely dry but friday night is dry and it was beautiful weather for the opening of ski season. let's go to boreal mountain resort because they open things up today at squaw valley opened up for one day yesterday, 15- dollar lift tickets and all those diehards out there enjoying it today. we had sunshine and three feet of snow earlier this week and more snow in the sierra in the forecast for the middle of next week. get up, dude. we had a
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